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Ninety Six National Historic Site

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Address: 1103 Highway 248 S, Ninety Six, SC 29666-8611
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+1 864-543-4068

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Nice, part of SC revolutionary war history.

Cam by on a Friday around 3:00 on our way home from Myrtle Beach. It takes you off the I-26 38 miles outside of the town of 96. It takes 1 1/2 hours to walk to the Star fort... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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bluegrass state
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cam by on a Friday around 3:00 on our way home from Myrtle Beach. It takes you off the I-26 38 miles outside of the town of 96. It takes 1 1/2 hours to walk to the Star fort. There is a movie in the visitor center about the place. It lasts about 22 minutes. Very well done. The portraits... More 

Thank phislamajama
Greenwood, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

A small town on the south east side of Greenwood that has a place in history. Star Fort is a very good place to bring the kids and family, for a picnic, pictures and learn about history.

Thank Joey H
Church Hill, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We only stopped here because it was in my Passport to the National Parks and on the way to where we were headed. We had never heard of it. Glad we stopped!! A huge Revolutionary War battle was fought here in 1781. There isn't much to see as the fort was burned, but you can walk around the grounds and... More 

Thank catawbakim
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Well maintained, well marked site that shows history of colonial site and battle. Great for history buffs and students.

Thank plowe12000
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

So much history in such a small place. The movie was informative and the young lady at the visitor's center was very helpful. Self-paced walk through the site with plenty of information along the way. The outline of the Star Fort is clearly visible and it's easy to imagine what it was like when the fort was still standing.

Thank teridGA
Madison, Wisconsin
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

A well preserved Revolutionary War Battlefield and Fort. The interpretive center was under renovation, so it was somewhat limited. Signage on the walk through the outdoor site was excellent and explained pretty much any question a person would have. We were there in December, they have educational interpretive programs here in the summer.

Thank SpiketheBiker
Lexington, South Carolina
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Not really in the center of anything, but the drive was worth it to get there. Well maintained with a friendly staff. Paints a very clear picture of that area during the revolutionary war

Thank Kevin W
Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Touring Newberry, SC when I saw the road sign about Ninety-Six National Historic Site. Since I was so close, I decided to visit the historic site. This historical site is well kept and full of history. A must-see!

Thank AMiller121
Colorado Springs
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

You expect that when you go to a historic fort in South Carolina that it will be a Civil War Relic but this one is not the case. It was a great walk with some interesting history included.

Thank johnY7709QU
West Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited on Thursday afternoon and the site was so peaceful. As we took the interpretive trail past the Star fort, the site of the village of Ninety Six and the site of Fort Williamson we couldn't help wonder what hell the colonial residents went through during the revolutionary war. This site is truly a hidden gem.... More 

Thank Goldwingtriker

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